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FOX
Sep 11, 2012 9:00am EDT
terrorist attacks that plunged the united states into the longest war in our history h this is a live look at the memorial at ground zero in new york where ceremonies will be held throughout the morning. here in our area, the biggest events are happening at the pentagon. >> several top brass are due to speak including president obama. we get latest now from our own melanie alnwick live at the pentagon this morning. >> reporter: good morning, tony. president obama and the first lady are scheduled to arrive here around 9:20 this morning to honor the friends, family and colleagues of so many people here in the d.c. area killed that day. this morning, a large flag was hung outside the pentagon, the section that was hit that morning, just as it was september 12, 2001, the day after the attack of 2001 when the flag was hung. not too long ago there was a moment of silence on t lawn at the white house to market first planes hitting the world trade center at 8:46 and 9:02. it was then we realized that america was under attack! here at the pentagon the memorial service begins at 9:0. presi
FOX
Sep 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
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FOX
Sep 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of terrorists to come to the united states can be a very effective tool because it essentially eliminates their ability to plan or carry out a tack. >> reporter: more than a decade after the worst terrorist attacks on u.s. soil the u.s. has made progress but is aware that threats remain. >> we dealt them a heavy blow, and we will continue to fight this in yemen, in somalia, in north africa, wherever they go, to make sure they have noplace to hide. >> reporter: leon panetta says al-qaida has been decimated. osama bin laden was killed in a raid by navy seals, and monday the terror group confirmed its second in command was killed by a drone strike in june. >> they're probably not capable of a mass strike in the u.s. but it doesn't mean they aren't capable of lower threshold lower casualty attacks that are frankly more difficult for us to prevent. >> reporter: as for continuing health threats the government announced some 50 types of cancers will be added to the list of illnesses covered by the fund set up to help 9/11 survivors and first responders. >>> d.c. council member mary sh
FOX
Sep 11, 2012 4:25am EDT
anniversary of the terrorist attacks that plunged the united states into the longest war in our history. >> there are events today commemmorating the attacks in new york city and in southwest pennsylvania as well as at the pentagon. melanie alnwick has more on today's developments. >> reporter: after last euro's 10th anniversary, many people this year's commemmorations have reached a turning point, becoming less political and more personal. prayer services at washington national cathedral, remembrances in the city of leesburg and at the prince george's plaza community cent enter hyattsville as well as service projects on freedom plaza and more. forty lanterns lit up the night in shampgzville, pep pen. thousands gathered -- in shanksville, pennsylvania. thousands gathered to remember those who lost their lives taking down flight to d.c. leon pan eight also visited the shanksville memorial monday where he toured the wall of names. officials hope by 2014 they will finish a more complete remembrance space scientist commemmoration ceremony will be held at the 9-11 memorial at ground zero. fo
FOX
Sep 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
rolodex -- i mean when you think about the colossal attack that took place in the united states 11 years ago it would seem that everything would have to just fall into place just so. so i guess the million dollar question is, in your opinion and you've looked at this, are we safer today than we were post-9/11? >> i knew you were going to ask that question. but it's okay. and some senses yes and in some senses no. and that's not a waffle. that's just a reality because -- >> sure. >> because it's kind of measuring apples and oranges but the simple fact of the matter is, yes, we are when it comes to certain things, certain threats that have been dealt with. certain threats that have been studied. and systems are in place. so yes. absolutely. without a doubt. al-qaeda would find it very, very, very hard to launch an attack like they did in 9/11. but there are other types of attacks that may not be as deadly but may be more -- there may be more of them. and officials have been talking about this for years. that we should expect these small little pot shot-type situations over the years. so th
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